A&P Tyne re-delivered the FPSO Haewene Brim to Holland's Bluewater following an extensive upgrading to its process plant and hull maintenance period refit. The vessel will now return to the Pierce Field in the U.K. sector of the North Sea under charter to Shell U.
Europe's fledgling offshore wind power industry has produced an order for an entirely new breed of vessel designed to transport and position wind turbines. U.K.- based engineering firm Mayflower Energy has contracted one such vessel from Shanhaiguan
Gdansk Shiprepair Yard Remontowa has expanded its formidable reputation with the completion of two RoRo to cableship conversions. Located in Poland, the yard took on its premiere job within this niche in December 2000 when it converted the vessel Prerow, followed by Lodbrog in January 2001.
On October 15, 2002, Stena Bulk in Gothenburg christened its second CMAX Class crude oil tanker, The Stena Calypso. The christening took place at the quayside in Gothenburg and the vessel's godmother was Rosalind Simmons, wife of His Excellency Peter Simmons,
The first installation on a U.S.- flag tanker of an Atlas S-Band radar with basic collision avoidance features was recently performed on the S/S Allegiance owned by International Ocean Transport Corporation, Philadelphia, Pa. The radar Type Atlas 6500 S BCA was installed by Electro-Nav,
A new type of offshore oil-spill skimmer built by MARCO was assigned to recover oil when a 7 2 , 0 0 0 - d w t L i b e r i a n tanker started spilling oil on November 1, 1979, following a collision at sea five miles south of Galveston Bay, MARCO